Reading with Dr. Kessler

by John Holt on Feb 09, 2018

Retired hand surgeon Fred Kessler discovers a new calling and inspires KIPPsters along the way. 

Local individuals and organizations brightened the holidays for hundreds of KIPPsters

by John Holt on Jan 17, 2018

The 2017 Holiday season was certainly a memorable one. KIPPsters had the chance to engage with current and former NBA players, meet successful corporate leaders, and receive gifts from generous individuals and companies.

Newest KIPP Houston High School Football player breaks the mold

by John Holt on Jan 03, 2018

Senior Jasmine Ferrell broke the mold in 2017 becoming the first female football player in KIPP Houston High School history.

New research shows high impact for KIPP Houston Pre-K

by KIPP Houston on Aug 22, 2017

A new report released on August 22, 2017 by Mathematica Policy Research (the “gold standard” in research firms) has provided strong evidence that little KIPPsters are gaining skills in reading and math that will help them succeed in school over the years to come.

Moving for KIPP

by John Holt on Jun 21, 2017

In 2015, KIPP Academy West instructor Kathy Hernandez stepped outside of her comfort zone and moved to Houston. The decision was one she smiles about today. 

Making Music with Mr. Beck

by John Holt on Jun 21, 2017

KIPP Unity music teacher Tyler Beck aspires for his students to develop an appreciation and connection toward the subject. 

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